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Walker airlifted from Loughrigg after breaking leg

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after breaking her leg. The woman was walking alone on Loughrigg when she suffered the injury...

New film set to raise profile of volunteer mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers are set to raise their profile with the release of a film showing the work of volunteer team members.

Midnight Helvellyn walk and Blencathra starlight trip in Keswick festival schedule

A Lake District festival will offer walkers the chance to take a midnight hike up England’s third highest mountain.

Coast to Coast walker, 70, seriously injured in Borrowdale fall

A walker was seriously injured when he fell while tackling the Coast to Coast route through the Lake District.

Walker rescued after injuring leg in fall above Levers Water

A walker was rescued after injuring himself while walking in the Lake District. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.55pm on Sunday...

Lake District rescuers produce 40,000 safety leaflets to try to reduce callouts

Mountain rescue teams in the Lake District are hoping to cut the number of callouts with 40,000 safety leaflets which will be distributed to visitors to the national park.

Cumbria tells artist Oscar Santillan: give us back the top of Scafell Pike

Cumbrians are demanding the return of a crucial piece of England’s highest mountain, which an artist has admitted taking.

Trust us, pleads Lake District boss as he reveals more sell-offs are on the cards

The man at the centre of the controversial decision to sell Stickle Tarn and other Lake District land pleads with outdoor enthusiasts to trust national park bosses.

Campaigners fight Lowther's second attempt for White Moss development

Campaigners are objecting to a second attempt by a Cumbrian landowner to build a visitor centre on a Lake District common.

Walkers can look forward to single malt created at Lakes Distillery

A fitting end to many a Highland walk is a snifter of the local single malt from one of Scotland’s many distilleries.

Huge search fails to find Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox as avalanche risk grows

Rescuers have failed to find a missing walker on Ben Nevis, despite a massive search in bad weather. Londoner Kyle Knox was reported missing on Tue...

Retailer George Fisher to start drone delivery of airborne snacks to hillwalkers

A Lake District outdoor retailer is offering hillgoers a novel way to top up their energy levels with an airborne food delivery service.

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after fall on Pike of Carrs

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and dislocating both knees. The Great North Air Ambulance joined members of Langdal...

Ullswater walkers rescued as dark descends after 5pm start

Two people who set out for a walk at 5pm on a Lake District path had to be rescued when it got dark. The pair set off from Patterdale Youth Hostel ...

Injured Lake District walker airlifted from Scale Beck path

A walker was rescued after suffering a serious ankle injury on a Lake District footpath. Mountain rescuers were airlifted to a site close to the wo...

Boy, 10, stretchered from Winlatter Forest after mountain bike crash

A boy was rescued from a Lake District forest after injuring his leg in a mountain biking accident. The 10-year-old was with a school group on the ...

Rescuers' winter warning for hillwalkers after four rescued from Helvellyn summit

A rescue team warned hillwalkers that severe winter conditions are still affecting the Lake District summits, after a group had to be rescued from England’s third-highest mountain.

Air ambulance crew treats cyclist after Honister Pass crash

A cyclist was injured after crashing while coming down a Lake District pass. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled at 12.50pm from its base n...


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